Details for EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY We currently seek suitable candidates for the following positions: 1. Senior MEAL Officer to be based in Port Vila and 1 Disaster Ready Education Officer to be based in Luganville Save the Children is committed to keeping children safe from abuse and harm. Candidates applying for these posts will be subjected to the Child Safeguarding recruitment procedures and checks. Role Purpose - Senior MEAL Officer The Senior MEAL Officer is responsible for coordinating all monitoring, evaluation, accountability, and learning (MEAL) activities within SCA’s Vanuatu country program. Working closely with the Director of Programme Development and Quality (PDQ), program teams, and partner staff, the Senior MEAL Officer develops high quality monitoring systems and tools which enable reporting on indicators set out in project proposals, and provides ongoing oversight to program teams to ensure accuracy and timeliness of project monitoring data. The Senior MEAL Officer also coordinates reporting to internal and external stakeholders, facilitates high quality quantitative and qualitative data collection to inform program design and evaluation, ensures accountability systems are in place, and assesses staff MEAL capacity needs and provides ongoing mentorship in MEAL to program staff. Selection Criteria A minimum of 3 years’ experience in supporting monitoring and evaluation activities for donorfunded initiatives in at least one of Save the Children Vanuatu’s sectors (health and nutrition, child protection, education, disaster risk reduction, emergency response) • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Demonstrated experience developing and managing different project cycle M&E processes (MEAL plans, logical frameworks, indicator performance tracking tables, reporting, etc.) Demonstrate experience in applying quantitative and qualitative data collection methodologies for program design and evaluation activities Ability to translate MEAL concepts into practical methods and tools for program teams Proven ability to train and coach staff Strong analytical skills, including the ability to analyse and interpret program data for decision making Experience of, and commitment to, working through systems of community participation and accountability A high level of oral and written English, including the ability to write clear and high quality project reports Excellent command of MS Office, especially Excel Initiative and ability to work with minimal supervision; ability to work both as part of a team and independently Commitment to the aims and principles of Save the Children. In particular, a good understanding of the Save the Children mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support Knowledge of KOBO survey tool Experience of working on consortium projects, including experience of capacity building for partner staff Experience in both development and humanitarian sectors Experience including children’s voices in monitoring and evaluation activities Tertiary qualification in social science or related field, or extensive related experience Role Purpose - Disaster Ready Education Officer The Disaster Ready Education Officer will contribute towards the successful implementation of the DFAT-funded ‘Disaster READY’ Project in Save the Children’s Field Office in Luganville, Santo, focusing on supporting provincial education authorities and their partners in their efforts at national and subnational levels to reduce educational discontinuity as a result of disasters, damage to educational facilities and equipment, and subsequent child protection concerns. This role is very ‘hands on’ and requires the incumbent to be able to work well with a range of stakeholders, from those in senior government to members of remote communities. Selection Criteria • Prior experience working with the MOET, NDMO and other key stakeholders in Vanuatu • Understanding of child development needs of different age groups, and practical experience in working with children and youth. • Previous proven experience in Education and child participatory community development programs in Vanuatu. • Excellent facilitation skills • Experience in building capacity of stakeholders and staff with diverse background and experience • Ability to write clear and well-argued assessment and project reports • A high level of written and spoken English and Bislama • Capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances • Commitment to the aims and principles of SC – in particular, a good understanding of the SC mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support • Ability to plan and organise self and others to ensure the timely completion of tasks while working to deadlines • Willing and able to travel to and work in remote communities • Experience working with an Education Cluster • Familiarity with EiE and DRR programming • Qualification in a relevant discipline (Education, Development Studies, and Social Sciences) or equivalent demonstrated experience. Diploma in Education/DRR an advantage For a copy of the Position Description or for more information about these roles, contact us at Save the Children on 22794. How to apply Applications should demonstrate ability in relation to the skills and experience required for the positions, with reference to how experience applies to the major duties and responsibilities of the roles. Application should include a CV and contact details for 2 referees and to be forwarded to this address before cob on 19 October 2018. Save the Children Attention: Human Resources Manager PO Box 283 Port Vila Or email your applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org Only shortlisted applicants will be conducted.